The discovery of a new type of beehive brings new hope for honeybees worldwide, according to an announcement. The hive is able to eliminate the honeybee's worst enemy, the Varroa destructor mite, using only heat from solar radiation.
These mites can be a nightmare for beekeepers and have killed hundreds of thousands of bee colonies worldwide, resulting in billions of dollars of economic loss. The only defense thus far has been chemical drugs, although they are not always effective.
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